Make your super matter
Your super can be better for people, planet and animals. It's simple, make sure it's invested in sustainable companies.
Nil investment in fossil fuel companies, weapons manufacturing or nuclear1
Avoids unnecessary harm to animals and actively advocates for animal welfare2
13x more investment in renewable power generation than the global share market3
1. Fossil fuel companies – We don’t invest in companies whose main business is fossil fuels, or in diversified companies that earn some fossil fuel revenue and aren't creating positive impact with their other activities. We may invest in a diversified company which is having a positive impact in other ways such as producing renewable energy, providing its negative revenue is sufficiently low (a maximum of 5% to 33% depending on the activity). We have never invested in tobacco and support Tobacco Free Portfolios. For more information, visit our Ethical Criteria.
2. Animal welfare – We do not invest in live animal export, intensive farming or cosmetic companies that test their products or ingredients on animals. For more information, read our position on animal protection, our animal advocacy work and our Ethical Criteria.
3. Renewable power generation – Proportion of our share investments in renewable power generation compared to blended benchmark of S&P ASX 200 Index (for Australian and NZ shareholdings) and MSCI World ex Australia Index (for international shareholdings).
Strong, long term performance
While we can’t predict future performance based on the past, our funds’ performance proves ethical investing is good for returns. Our Australian Shares super option ranks #1 on returns over 3, 5, 7 and 10 years in the SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey as at 31 March 20221.
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Where you invest your super matters. It could mean the difference between supporting animal welfare or animal cruelty.*
We believe that returns shouldn’t be made at the cost of animal welfare. In all of our investments, we avoid unnecessary harm to animals.
7 ethical super options
Australian Ethical Super gives you access to a range of ethical super investment options. Making the choice that's right for you financially, is important.
What you can be sure of with Australian Ethical is that all our investments are ethically screened. This means that with whatever option you choose, it's making your money matter, in a positive way.
Finder Green Superannuation Fund of the Year 2021
Responsible Investment Leader 2021
For MySuper and MyChoice++
Ready to make an earth-changingly
1 Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Australian Ethical offers a diverse range of super investment options depending on your investment objective, timeframe and risk profile. You can see the options and their respective performance here.
Australian Ethical Super’s Australian Shares option ranks #1 for returns over 3 years (15.73%), 5 years (12.36%) out of 46 funds, ranks #1 over 7 years (11.52%) out of 45 funds and #1 over 10 years (13.09%) out of 42 funds according to the SuperRatings Fund Crediting Rate Survey – SR50 Australian Shares Index as at 31 March 2022.
++SuperRatings does not issue, sell, guarantee or underwrite this product. See the website for details of its ratings criteria. SuperRatings performance figure is net of percentage based administration and investment fees.